Statements about Military

The U.S. Army had a training program that put "evangelical Christians, Catholics and Mormons in the same category of religious extremism as we do al-Qaida."

Says the U.S. fleet of attack submarines is scheduled to fall below the 48 boats that Navy says it needs to carry out current missions.

Says Eric Cantor voted to assure Congress would be paid if the government shut down and against guaranteeing troops would be paid.

"Tim Kaine doubled down in his support of devastating defense cuts, saying the ‘the deal was the right thing to do.’"

Virginia "is home to more veterans per capita than any state in America."

"1.53 million jobs are at risk (from potential defense cuts)."

"As a percentage of our gross domestic product, the defense budget remains just 3.6 percent. This figure is low by all historical standards."

"Each day our nation pays communist China $73.9 million in interest on our debt."

The military has spent $500 million enforcing the "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy regarding gays and lesbians in the military. 

"The New START treaty was passed despite significant concerns among some people in the State and Defense Departments."

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